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2001.281.292 (RS183367)

Description

Fragment of wallpaper border from Bass River, Massachusetts. Rosette and square pattern block-printed in orange, brick red, dark red and cream on gray ground. Handmade paper. Associated with wallpaper 2001.281.291.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1800
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Bass River (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [river]
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
borders (ornament areas)
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Wild, Prescott
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.292
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
283618
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.291 Relationship Paper associated with this border.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
rosette
geometric
architectural
Form
wall fragment
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Border
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 1 1/2 (inches)

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